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Green Weddings: Organic Signature Cocktails and Recipes

Photo: Picture the Love

Wedding thirst quenchers with all-natural ingredients are a guaranteed hit. Serve them before the ceremony, at the cocktail hour, or reception -- it’s up to you. Here are two to get you started -- personalize the juices for your own signature organic drink.

Pineapple-lime Spritzer

Makes 1 1/2 quarts

  • 3 cups of organic pineapple juice
  • 3 cups of sparkling spring water
  • Organic lime juice to taste

Serve over ice in a highball glass and garnished with a lime wheel.

Lemongrass Ginger Cosmopolitan

Makes 1 pitcher

  • 750 ml bottle of lemongrass and ginger-infused vodka*
  • 15 oz. triple sec
  • 12 oz. bottle of organic cranberry juice
  • Organic lime juice to taste

Combine ingredients in a tall pitcher, add ice, and stir.

*To make infused vodka, submerge lemongrass stalks and ginger root in a bottle of unflavored vodka, and refrigerate overnight.

Cosmo recipe courtesy of Saffron 59 Catering, New York, Saffron59.com

-- The Knot

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